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CSPAN
Oct 9, 2012 12:00pm EDT
family. ♪ . [applause] >> there was another video made a number of years ago about the clinton white house's internship program. [laughter] you can find it on the internet. by we're not going to play it here. and that tape is a good introduction to our next segment, the funnies. now, i know that, it is chris matthews, it is bob franken, all they can't help but be funny. they're not intentionally funny of course. chris matthews were not employed by msnbc, dnc, i expect he would be a person muttering in a bus stop about racism. eyeing little girls with bad intent. and our presenter for this segment is, i believe an established star in the conservative movement and his star continues to rise. it is a pleasure to have him with us tonight. he is a senior writer at "the weekly standard", the author of two "new york times" best-sellers, cheney, the untold story of america's most powerful and controversial vice president. as well as, the connection, how all died's collaboration with saddam hussein has endangered america. he's currently working on his third book, entitled, endless, how i lear
CSPAN
Oct 8, 2012 5:00pm EDT
is hidden. i remember for a book i did called "the agenda" on bill clinton, and it was about his economic plan. i interviewed him once, and it was on background. but he's talked about it, so i have talked about it. and you go into to the oval office. this was early 1994, and clinton drills you with this eye contact that is absolutely a gravitational force. i've never seen anyone maintain eye contact like bill clinton. and to a -- and it's unblinking. and he just stares and, of course, it creates a sense of intimacy, it slows time down, and i remember thinking this eye contact is amazing, and somebody later suggested to me, said, well, he wanted to be president ever since he was 5. [laughter] and he decided to contribute all organs in the body to the task. [laughter] including the eyes. [laughter] and it's, you can drain yourself. you just don't -- you can train yourself, you just don't blink. so we're going through there, and i thought, oh, this is a great interview. and he's so focused. i each started thinking, oh -- i each started thinking, oh, he realizes how brilliant my questions are
CSPAN
Oct 12, 2012 12:00pm EDT
has to eat lunch and be in this room because secretary of state hillary clinton will be coming shortly after that. i hope everyone is hungry. and, please join me in thanking all of our speakers. thank you. [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] >> live picture here on c-span2 as a csis symposium on north africa begins a lunch break. that is the center for strategic and international studies. they're expected back around 2:00 p.m. eastern. secretary of state hillary clinton will speak at that point. we'll be back to show you that live. elsewhere on the c-span networks we have other live events to tell you about. the new america foundation is looking at north africa today, too. their focus will be on the arab spring and the civil war in syria. that gets underway at 2:00 p.m. eastern and that is on c-span3. and the beat goes on the road to the white house. vice president biden, fresh off last night's debate, is in wisconsin today with his wife jill to campaign at the university of wisconsin in lacrosse. we'll have live coverage for you starting at 2:45 p.m. eastern, on our co
CSPAN
Oct 10, 2012 12:00pm EDT
of "the washington post" this morning. the attack could mark the clinton legacy. clinton was the first of the obama administration officials to condemn the attack and mourn the death of ambassador christopher stevens and three other americans but as the state department has weathered the republican-led criticism of the warning signs before the september 11th attack, clinton has been invisible. clinton will not appear the oversight hearing on the libya attack where they've said they will question the state department security preparations and the administration's account of the attack. the state department plans to the interest in their career with other officials. ahead of the hearing they provided new details about the attack or asserting that there had been no way to predict or prevent the same assault. and as we read in the "the washington times" earlier, the report that the state department according to them took away any claims that this attack was due to the protest about that video to read that is the front page of the "the washington times" this morning. they also in case you a
CSPAN
Oct 8, 2012 8:30am EDT
. formed the liberty league to deny fdr a second term. and then with bill clinton, of course; was richard melon safe who funded all the investigations that led to paula jones and on and on, and the articles in the american spectator. but nothing compared to the money and the organization that we've seen on the part of charles and david koch who are the heads of koch industries, they are the third and fourth richest men in america, people in america, both men. we know about bill gates and warren buffett, but these are number three and number four. combined wealth of $50 billion. they have put more money in -- by the way, i have to say this, they do some good things, particularly david koch who is the wealthiest man in new york city. you thought michael bloomberg was. no, it's david koch. but he funds the metropolitan opera, big supporter of it. the metropolitan museum of art, cancer research centers around the country. but most of their money goes into political activities, and they are everywhere. the heritage foundation in washington, d.c., koch brothers. the cato institute when it start
CSPAN
Oct 9, 2012 9:00am EDT
, for that many of them say they have castro and his socialist revolution to thank. [inaudible] >> bill clinton is such a great president, or is their something i want to say almost sexy about a man who can get away with things over and over again? >> she clearly heated been thought of as just bill clinton's wife. last november, 1998 hillary clinton showed the world what she can do on the campaign trail without him. political master, every bit as gaveling as his. >> for castro, freedom starts with education, and the literacy alone cuba would rank as one of the freest nation on earth. literacy rate is 96%. >> the new speaker was on the floor for a time holding her 6-year-old grandson ought while giving directions on how agents were to proceed. it seemed the ultimate multitasking taking care of the children and the country. >> people have called to the savior, the messiah, the messenger of change. >> i like to say that in some ways barack obama is the first president since george washington to be taking a step down into the oval office. >> we know that wind can make a cold day feel cooler, but ca
CSPAN
Oct 12, 2012 5:00pm EDT
management budget. from there, president clinton tapped him to be white house chief of staff. as directer of central intelligence, leon pa panetta me many critical decisions, but more recently, one particularly outstanding, and a public contribution to the defense of the united states of america, and to our very own new york city. he oversaw the successful and daring mission that ended the life of one osama bin laden. [applause] thank you, mr. secretary. the persistence, courage, and tenacity required to accomplish this reminds me of a quote from president kennedy. let every nation know whether it wishes us well or ill, we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe, to sure the survival and the success of our liberties. as secretary panetta would later say, "no one attacks the united states and gets away with it." [applause] so since july 20 # 11, leian panetta served as the nation's secretary of defense. he's dedicated his life to public service. i would be remiss, however, if i did not mention the ten years he has spent co-directing with
CSPAN
Oct 10, 2012 9:00am EDT
you flat out, do you think president clinton's an honest man? >> yes, i think he's an honest man. >> do you really? even though he lied to jim lehrer's face -- >> who among us has not lied about something? i think you can be an honest and lie about any number of things. ♪ ♪ >> somebody, i don't know -- [inaudible] it's a dumb ass thing he's doing. you know, i've been a dumb ass all my life. >> dan rather! all right. let it, let it waffle, let it waffle. that's only one, only one. we've got three more. our second finalist is arguably the most pretend white house of the lot. -- pretend white house of the lot. a man who oozes arrogance, the kind of grandiose self-importance borne of so many years struggling in the trenches reading sports scores on a teleprompter. yes, bryant gumbel, you have always been a pompous ass. roll the tape. ♪ ♪ >> largely as a result of the policies and priorities of the reagan administration, more people are becoming poor and staying poor in this country than in any time since world war #-r. >> welcome today, a day when the budget picture, frankly,
CSPAN
Oct 11, 2012 12:00pm EDT
for an outstanding american economist under 40. during the clinton administration, he served in the treasury department in 1995, he was made deputy treasury secretary. in 1999 he was confirmed as secretary of the treasury. he then went on to harvard, as president for six years. and then in 2009, became directer of the nec and is now back at harvard. we asked larry to come because, i can think of no more profound thinker on the trends happening in the u.s. economy, in the global economy, what's happening in europe, and in the united states. but i also think that he can give us a particularly unique advantage point on the national debate we're having on economics in the country today. and let me say one word, i first met larry working at health care reform when we when i served on the health care reform team, and i still remember particular meeting where we were deciding the contours and levels of the health care bill. and how many people it could wofer, and in that room, which had all the president's top advisers. larry was a keen advocate for a legislation that could cover a larger number of
CSPAN
Oct 11, 2012 9:00am EDT
look at president reagan's buildup and you look at the build of the continued under president clinton, yeah, we were involved in which michael skirmishes, but we weren't involved in long-term wars. and so i would argue, not the mr. romney is against using every tool of our power. on the contrary, he is. that's what he's concerned about the loopholes and sanctions, for example. precisely because he says let's use the tools we've got and avoid having to use the military more than we need to. and, frankly, of lloyd having to use them at all if we can get away from it. but you not going to convince your enemies if you are week. why did north korea attacks south korea in 1950? because we announced that south korea was outside our security perimeter and oh, by the way, we cut our forces by a tremendous percentage and the north koreans concluded we weren't interested. why did the argentines invade the falkland islands in the '80s? because the braves cut back on their forces. cutting back on your strength invites the exact thing you want to avoid. >> yes, this lady in red back here. >> hi, je
CSPAN
Oct 8, 2012 12:00pm EDT
clinton, cory booker, what senator schumer said of the folks on wall street. these are good folks to make contributions. they've done so much in our community. are you in fact the class warrior? >> eventually it comes from. this class is founded on warfare. that's why people came here. they didn't want the system. what we have is a british system. >> why do you say that? >> a few people control. and the financial aristocracy. >> you talk about the in this book. >> well, we didn't call it -- >> we were actually just quoting a memo that a wall street investment banker used to describe the united states has become. use the word autonomy. >> guest: combination of plutocracy in our economy. >> guest: autonomy is less excitable word than plutocracy. but his point was there a few platonic mates around the world and is characterized by a tremendous concentration of wealth at the top and the wealth that is greater than say the bottom 90%. and he says that's who's going to buy products. that is who's going to drive the economy and the middle-class is not as important. >> i think you seen the book f
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